Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

US, Afghan Special Forces Capture IS De Facto Capital in Afghanistan

U.S. and Afghan Special Forces on Sunday captured Islamic State's de facto caliphate capital in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Josh Thiel, a U.S. Special Forces battalion commander, told VOA that local nationals, who apparently were tired of IS atrocities, requested support to clear IS militants from Gur Guri and Papin villages. "The operation started at the end of May. They [special forces] put direct fire on the ISIS capital caliphate and put it under siege for...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter